Zoophily \Zo*["o]ph"i*ly\, n. Love of animals. [1913 Webster]

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  • zoophily — zo·oph·i·ly zō äf ə lē n, pl lies ZOOPHILIA …   Medical dictionary

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  • zoophily — zōˈäfəlē noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin zoophilia : zoophilia * * * zōophilˈia, zōophˈilism or zōophˈily noun 1. Love of animals …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Zoophilia (disambiguation) — The term zoophilia may refer to:* Zoophilia in sexology and popular use, where zoophilia has a variety of meanings, revolving around affinity, affection, or erotic attraction between a human being, and a (non human) animal. Notably, and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Ornithophily — Hummingbird Phaethornis longirostris on an Etlingera inflorescence Ornithophily or Bird Pollination is the pollination of flowering plants by birds. This coevolutionary association is derived from insect pollination (entomophily) and is… …   Wikipedia

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